senate Bill S2566

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits a person convicted of violating "Buster's Law" from owning or possessing a companion animal

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 28, 2014 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.502
Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
May 06, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2013 1st report cal.454
Jan 22, 2013 referred to agriculture

Votes

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May 6, 2014 - Agriculture committee Vote

S2566
9
1
committee
9
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 6, 2014

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Apr 30, 2013 - Agriculture committee Vote

S2566
9
1
committee
9
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2013

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

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S2566 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4514
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5084, A1580
2009-2010: A10283

S2566 - Summary

Prohibits a person convicted of "Buster's Law" from owning or possessing a companion animal unless authorized by court order, after appropriate psychiatric or psychological testing.

S2566 - Sponsor Memo

S2566 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2566

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to limiting
  the ownership or possession of companion animals by persons  convicted
  of violating "Buster's Law"

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, NO PERSON  WHO
IS  CONVICTED  OF  A  VIOLATION  OF  THIS SECTION SHALL OWN OR POSSESS A
COMPANION ANIMAL UNLESS AND UNTIL AUTHORIZED BY A COURT ORDER ISSUED  BY
A  COUNTY  COURT  JUDGE OF HIS OR HER COUNTY OF RESIDENCE. NO SUCH ORDER
SHALL BE ISSUED UNTIL SUCH CONVICTED PERSON FIRST  DEMONSTRATES  TO  THE
COURT THAT HE OR SHE HAS UNDERGONE PSYCHIATRIC OR PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING,
THE RESULTS OF WHICH INDICATE BY CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE OF HIS OR
HER  CAPABLE  AND  SOUND MENTAL CAPACITY AND ABILITY TO OWN AND PROPERLY
CARE FOR SUCH AN ANIMAL IN A HUMANE MANNER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07300-01-3

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